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Google cameras ride Grand Canyon raft

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. The search giant partnered with the advocacy group American...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Youth vaccines spark lengthy debate in House

DENVER – A proposal to make it harder to send kids to school without their vaccines is set for its first vote in a Colorado House committee. The proposal had powerful bipartisan backers, but it...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Seven couples sue Arizona over same-sex marriage ban

PHOENIX – A national gay-rights organization announced Thursday the filing of a federal lawsuit on behalf of seven couples and two surviving spouses challenging Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage....

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ganjapreneurs flock to pot job fair

DENVER – When Tim Cullen was opening his first marijuana business four years ago, the high school biology teacher turned pot entrepreneur struggled to get résumés and references from job...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado court: Some pot cases can be overturned

DENVER – Some people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana can ask for those convictions to be thrown out under the law that legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, the state’s...

DATE: March 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

It’s your tax money: What will Colorado do with pot dollars?

DENVER – Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it. The state Joint Budget Committee began talking...

DATE: March 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hold the phone: Bill to limit cell use fails

DENVER – New restrictions on cellphone use while driving stalled in the Colorado House as lawmakers wrestled with emotional testimony and the logistics of enforcing the proposal. A bill that...

DATE: March 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot ‘loophole’ bill unlikely

DENVER – A legal loophole in Colorado’s marijuana law that allows people to grow hundreds of pot plants without going through background checks or paying taxes likely is staying – for now, a...

DATE: March 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Like to drive high? You might want to think twice about that

Colorado, the first state with legal recreational marijuana, is rolling out public-service announcements warning marijuana users about stoned driving. The Colorado Department of Transportation is...

DATE: March 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Watch out, Dems ... Here comes the GOP

DENVER – The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staff members as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP...

DATE: March 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polygamous family ‘liberated’

SALT LAKE CITY – The newest Utah polygamous family featured in a reality TV show says sharing their story with a wide audience has been liberating. Brady Williams and his five wives were a bit...

DATE: March 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Something rare in Colorado: Drop in the need for food stamps

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – For the first time since the beginning of the Great Recession, Garfield County’s residents’ enrollment for food stamps dropped year over year in the Roaring Fork Valley....

DATE: March 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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